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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Katie Walsh appears at a post-election press briefing to discuss the RNC's role in the election, at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington. Walsh, a top aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the administration. Two senior White House officials said Thursday, March 30, 2017, that Deputy Chief of Staff Katie Walsh was leaving for a private sector role.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administrationA top aide to President Donald Trump is leaving his administration
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President Donald Trump speaks at a women's empowerment panel, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump University lawsuits face final hurdle to settlementPresident Donald Trump faces one last hurdle to ending seven years of lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University when a judge decides whether to approve a $25 million settlement with former customers
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Shea Cox, a 21-year-old computer science major from Shelbyville, Tenn., poses for a photo during an interview. Cox he thought the plan the president pushed was "rushed." He still supports President Donald Trump, but said his values align more with the House Freedom Caucus. Defying  Trump on the Republican Party’s promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily. But some Republicans who blocked the legislation won praise from constituents for stopping what many saw as a flawed plan, either in the legislation’s substance or strategy.(AP Photo/Sheila Burke)
Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districtsDefying President Trump on the GOP's promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily
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FILE- In this July 16, 2016 file photo, Roger Stone, center, then an adviser to Donald Trump, speaks to reporters in New York. A lawyer for Republican operative Stone says his client is so busy preparing for a possible grilling by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee, that he doesn’t have time to attend the opening of his civil defamation trial in New York City. Stone was subpoenaed to testify this week, but his lawyer asked the judge for a delay on Wednesday. The judge denied that request. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Trial of defamation lawsuit against Trump adviser postponedThe trial of a defamation lawsuit against Republican political operative Roger Stone has been postponed until at least August
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The three-term, fluent Spanish-speaker is set to announce his 2018 Senate run on Friday, March 31, 2017. He's the kind of rising political star Democrats hope can help begin turning deep red Texas blue. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Ex punk-rocker O'Rourke launches longshot bid against CruzA former punk-rocker who needed a hefty upset to win his congressional seat six years ago will have to pull off an even bigger one to unseat powerful Sen. Ted Cruz
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In this March 27, 2017, file photo, men sit on the Nadir Khan hilltop overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan. As America’s 16-year war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the “graveyard of empires.” The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan’s future, all while Washington leaves the world guessing on its strategy for ending the conflict. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
As war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia resurrects interestAs America's effort to end 16 years of war in Afghanistan yields little progress, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires."
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Vague trade plan after Trump's tough talkThe Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major overhaul of the decades-old trade deal
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCaskill is warning her party it could be politically dangerous to block President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court voteA Democratic senator facing a tough re-election is warning her party there is a political risk in voting to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee
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Illinois internet privacy plans OK'd by committeeAn Illinois House committee has backed legislation meant to enhance internet privacy rights at a time when federal protections are being rolled back
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Pentagon gets OK for more aggressive airstrikes in SomaliaU.S. officials say President Donald Trump has given the U.S. military greater authority to go after al-Qaida linked militants in Somalia
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FILE - In this March 29, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump pauses while speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A new survey shows most Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump’s performance, but they’re more upbeat about how he’s handling the economy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
AP-NORC Poll: Most disapprove of Trump, except on economyA new survey shows most Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's performance, but they're more positive about how he's handling the economy
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Senate panels advance Trump's picks for labor, agricultureThe Senate on Thursday advanced President Donald Trump's nominees to lead the labor and agriculture departments and moved the new administration closer to filling the final pair of empty seats in his Cabinet
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